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they are not adequate to the new rules of the law, and the thing that is not adequate is they don't cover everything they need to be covered and the policies may not have prescription drug coverage or doctor visits, and the new policies that are being sold have to offer that stuff. >> they offer protections on not being covered for preconditions. >> yeah. >> when you hear these stories like men being asked to buy maternity coverage, for example, it's a great headline. >> right. >> can you talk about the idea of individual versus group insurance with risks? >> the whole idea of insurance is that you pool the risk of all kind of health care you need, from maternity to hospice care, and that's what medicare and medicaid does and group insurance and the only group that has not had that is people in the individual market, and this gives them the same comprehensive coverage everybody else has. >> if you didn't do that, then women when they become pregnant would suddenly have to pay more, and that's -- everybody would think that would be ridiculous, too. >> that's the situation we have now. people may not
policies are being canceled is because they don't -- they're not adequate to the rules of the new law, and the thing that's not adequate about them is they don't cover everything that they need to cover, the policies that are being canceled might not have prescription drug coverage, they might not cover doctor visits. the new policies that are being sold have to cover all that stuff. >> and they offer certain protections in terms of, again, not being discriminated against on pre-existing conditions. people get sick, sometimes people could be dropped or their premiums go could up, all those sorts of things. >> the whole purpose of the new law was to replace the individual insurance market which has not worked well for people with anything wrong for them for many years. >> when you hear the stories about men being asked to buy maternity coverage, for example. it's a great headline. >> right. >> but can you talk about the idea of individual versus group insurance, group risk. >> the whole idea of insurance is that you pool the risk of all kind of health care that you might need from crad
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